Congrats to past Wadadli Pen Finalist Rilys Adams.
Adventures of a Caribbean Girl... who writes!
About eighteen years ago I sat on my bed lamenting the fact that I couldn’t draw. It wasn’t that I was a bad artist. It was that I literally couldn’t even handle stick men. There is not a word in the dictionary to describe how bad I was then, and still am, at art. The problem for my six year old self was that I wanted to make a comic strip. After a few minutes of deduction I remembered that my mum always read books with just words and so… I could stop trying to draw super-spy kiddos and just write about them. So began my love affair with words. I’ve written through classes, hurricanes, picnics… I fell in love with characters and the stories I created. I started out writing Epic Fantasy but somewhere along the line my reading patterns told me that my heart lay somewhere else. It…
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